(Council Bluffs) Council Bluffs Police have released the name of the female who was found in a sewer ditch in Council Bluffs Sunday afternoon.
Council Bluffs Police says 24-year-old Melissa Ramirez was found in a sewer ditch at around at around 4:45 p.m. at 515 North 6th Street. Ramirez was removed from the sewer and transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
Ramirez told police that she was walking along a retaining wall in the 500 block of North 6th Street on Saturday and accidentally fell into the sewer opening. She was there for nearly 24-hours and suffered from hypothermia.
The case remains under investigation.
February 13, 2012
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